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Elizabeth VaughnElizabeth "Liza" Vaughn, age 43, of Cleveland, passed away on Saturday April 21, 2012 at her home. Visitation will be held from Tuesday April 24, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at the Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church in Cleveland. Celebration of Christian Mass will follow at 3:00 PM at Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church. Burial will be at the North Cleveland Cemetery. Father Charles Bucciantini and Father Kent Bowlds will officiate. Liza was born on April 16, 1969 to Charles A. and Jane (Power) Jordan, Jr. in Yazoo City. She graduated from Washington High School in Greenville; she attended college at Mississippi State University and graduated from Delta State with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration. Liza married Lawrence Edward Vaughn on October 31, 1992 in Greenville, MS, and was the mother of two sons William Thomas and Joseph Tyler Vaughn. She was a former assistant Vice-President and head teller for the Cleveland Community Bank SSB for 16 years and for the past five years she has been the Assistant Alumni Director at Delta State University. Liza was very active in the Cleveland community where she was a member of the Cleveland Rotary Club and a Paul Harris Fellow, life member of the Jr. Auxiliary, assisted with Relay for Life events, member of the USTA Tennis League and the Cleveland Country Club. She loved Delta State Athletics attending every event possible and especially loved tailgating with her friends and family at the games. Liza is survived by her Husband of 19 years, Lawrence Edward Vaughn of Cleveland, MS. Two sons; William Thomas Vaughn and Joseph Tyler Vaughn both of Cleveland, MS. Father Charles A. Jordan, Jr. of Greenville, MS. Mother, Jane Power Jordan of Greenville, MS. Sister, Adrian J. Love and husband Walker of Atlanta, GA. Paternal Grandparents, Charles A and Mabel N. Jordan, Sr of Carter, MS. Five nieces and four nephews. Pallbearers are Edward Kossman, Tom Janoush, Craig Verhage, Jay Burchfield, David Griffith, Mike Matthews, Ken McGarrh and Milan Killebrew. Honorary pallbearers are; Jamie Van Vulpen, Ronnie Warrington, Paul Janoush, Butch Bassie, Robert Heslep, David Norquest and Will Bradham. In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made to M.D. Anderson Cancer Center P.O. Box 4486 Houston, Texas 77210-4486. Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Dear family of Liza, I am sorry for your loss. It is sad to see a life cut short at a young age. I wish to share with you comfort from the scriptures. The Bible holds out a wonderful hope for our loved ones who have fallen asleep in death. Please read John 5:28,29 in your Bible. Another wonderful future promise is found at Revelation 21:3,4 where it states that , pain and death will be no more. The former things will have passed away. As you read these texts in your own Bible, may they be of comfort to you. Sincerely Dianne Mullins
dianne mullins rn - April 28, 2012 at 05:56 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
I knew Liza while growing up in Yazoo City. I was saddened to hear of her passing and express my condolences to the family.
Ted Atkinson - April 26, 2012 at 11:36 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Eddie, I am thinking of you and your family. God bless you
Donna Campbell - April 24, 2012 at 10:21 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Our hearts and prayers are shared with you and your family during this time. We have kept you and Liza in our prayers these past years and we know God grants us strength and peace from our trust in faith. You are in our thoughts and prayers , Rob and Pam Smith
Senator Rob smith (Ret) - April 24, 2012 at 07:50 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Dear Jane & Chuck, Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you today and in the days ahead. Can only imagine the pain you feel as you bury your daughter. Can see that cute precious blonde from across the street playing with the children in our great little neighborhood. What memories! Sorry we couldn't be there but send our love to you all.
Barbara & Buford Atkinson - April 24, 2012 at 07:12 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
My sincere condolences to the all of the family for this huge loss. Although I did not know Liza well, her Dad and Mom are close to me. She was a very brave woman and I pray for her peace and her memories to bring comfort and happiness to all who knew and loved her. Frances Mills-Yerger
Frances Mills-Yerger - April 24, 2012 at 05:02 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Our deepest sympathy goes out to all the Vaughn and Jordan family during this time. You all are in our prayers.
Elizabeth and Frank Melton - April 24, 2012 at 04:01 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
As you continue to find you way on this earth without your mother, wife, daughter and sister, your family is stronger than any other I have ever met. Liza was a true inspiration and it not about what you take when you leave this world behind.....it's what you leave behind when you go. She left three strong men who have an angel in heaven watching over them. RIP my dear friend.
Todd and Kristy Kitchings - April 24, 2012 at 02:57 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Liza was always an inspiration to us all. She will be missed and my heart goes out to her family.
Didi Lyle Clark - April 24, 2012 at 02:34 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Eddie, William and Tyler, I am so sorry for the loss of your wife and mother. I am praying for all the Vaughn family to have great healing at this time. Knowing you have great memories of Liza who was a beautiful spirit, hopefully will bring to heart the many joys you shared. God Bless you all as you walk this journey. Our Love to you all. Brenda (Bridgette and John)
Brenda and John Wilson - April 24, 2012 at 01:34 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM